What a surprise it was last summer to come upon a great Jamaican reggae singer performing in the alley next to the Hooker Dunham Theater in Brattleboro. Backed by a band of local musicians that included father and son Peter and Joel Eisenkramer, who had discovered Dennis in Jamaica, NL played razor sharp reggae guitar and sang with […]
ACOUSTIC FOLK, POP, COUNTRY and AMERICANA – MICHAEL JOHNSON and LAURA MOLINELLI & BEN CAMPBELL Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present singer, songwriter and guitarist Michael Johnson, plus the Vermont-based Americana duo Laura Molinelli and Ben Campbell, at Next Stage on Friday, July 8 at 7:30 pm. Since his early days in The […]
A big ‘thank you’ to our friends at IMA for these 10 fab photos of the BETTY experience at Next Stage!
Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present Quebecois duo Yann Falquet & Pascal Gemme, plus Newfoundland/New England solo balladeer Keith Murphy, for an evening of traditional songs in French and English as well as highly crafted traditional fiddle music at Next Stage on Friday, May 27 at 7:30 pm. The pairing of Yann Falquet […]
Last year Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens raised the roof of the Next Stage Theater, bringing the full house to its feet after the first song and keeping them dancing until the end of the show. This year the group returns May 6 to work its magic once again, and The Next Stage will be clearing out the front seats to accommodate the dancers. […]
A timely reminder from Barry Stockwell . . . Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present a Celtic and Americana music twin bill featuring high energy Scottish music by Cantrip, and American folk music with traditional influences and modern inspiration by Low Lily, at Next Stage on Saturday, April 23 at 7:30 pm. Cantrip […]
Lots of great events at Next Stage this month. We began with an outstanding April 1 show from Cheryl Wheeler who was so gaga about the theater renovation that she wants to come back SOON. and we’re good with that! Then, on April 8 we had a day of recording and an evening Dance Party […]
This just in from Barry Stockwell – It’s hard to believe that it’s been 2 1/2 years since we last presented contemporary folk singer/songwriter, comedienne extraordinaire and Twilight Music favorite Cheryl Wheeler at Next Stage. Cheryl had so much fun with our peeling theater ceiling paint, makeshift stage risers, uncomfortable pews etc, I wonder how […]